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HenrikF

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  1. I love the Affinity concept and made the switch from Adobe a few months ago. I bought all three programs (but have only installed Photo so far... guess I should have waited and bought the 2.0 bundle instead). The only thing that is a real problem for me is the lack of optical kerning. It might appear as a small thing to some, but this really makes text designs unnecessarily time consuming. And no, it's not just poor fonts that benefit from this. I kept going with 1.0 because I wanted to give it an honest chance. Also, I was really hoping that this basic feature would be implemented in 2.0. Unfortunately it apparently wasn't a priority. This is the only reason why I am in doubt about updating - and consider switching back to a company I don't even like. Just because I the current workflow is too slow and uninspiring. I'm crossing my fingers that this will be included in an update very soon (Photo, Designer and Publisher). I would love to be able to become a long time Affinity user and supporter. So many things are great with this company.
  2. Unfortunately I don't see any info that optical kerning is added to Affinity Photo 2.0. A shame really, I would have updated without thinking twice about it, if it was included. Maybe I'm missing something and there's already another solution with a different name? If so, I would love to know about it. This is the only major thing I miss from my previous software. It was such a time saver. I've seen it being discussed in various forums since many years. Maybe it's really difficult to implement and that's why?
  3. Wonderful. There it is Thank you very much. That was very helpful.
  4. I can't find a way to set a custom anchor point for scaling and rotating. This is extremely useful and something I used frequently when working in Photoshop. Maybe there's something similar in Affinity Photo (under a different name), but I can't find it.
  5. Switching over from Adobe because I really prefer the Affinity concept. I got Photo, Designer and Publisher to do a full replace (and to show my support). There's a bit to get used to, but more often than not it turns out great. So far, I have only installed Photo (which will be my main program). Great software. However, optical kerning is something I definitely miss. I'm actually surprised how much of a difference it really made. It's a huge time saver and it's quite annoying to spend so much extra time doing everything manually. I'm sure it might even be a deal breaker for some (I had the thought, but will remain hopeful). Therefore, a massive +1 from me.
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